紧急救援人员正在努力撤离通快公司附近的区域. 法明顿海德路上的建筑, 关于 10 哈特福德以西几英里, 法明顿警方在推文中说. The building is located near Roberston Airport in Plainville, where police said it had taken off.
Lt. Tim McKenzie told reporters at the scene that authorities received calls about the crash just before 10 上午. He said the first officer to reach the crash site witnessed flames fully engulfing the plane and a corner of the building’s exterior. Firefighters worked to put out the blaze for about 30 分钟.
No information was immediately available about how many people were aboard the plane or the extent of any injuries.
It was not immediately clear what caused the crash.
McKenzie said that witnesses reported that the plane appeared to experience trouble shortly after takeoff. He said the plane struck the ground before hitting the side of the building where it came to a stop.
McKenzie said that no employees who worked inside the Trumpf Inc. building reported any injuries immediately following the crash, describing the escape of employees as “miraculous.”
“You’ve seen the pictures so far, and from the witnesses, said it was pretty intense,” 他说.
A witness told FOX61 Hartford that he heard a loud explosion come from the Trumpf Manufacturing building and ran outside.
“I saw black billows of smoke,” Caleb Vaichaus told the station. “I could see flames coming up from Trumpf Manufacturing and as I got closer, I got pieces of fuselage, metal strewn throughout Farmington Avenue.”
He said the flames were extremely hot and were growing bigger as he looked on.
Police said an investigation into the crash was in the early stages.
This is a developing news story; check back for updates.